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Where is Ben...wasn't he supposed to be reporting last night?

Wasn't Ben supposed to be reporting from the debate last night? Was he on Fox with Reality Check last night? I didn't get a chance to check but he wasn't on when I turned on Fox19 at 10:30.

He hasn't posted on his Facebook in a few days either. What's up?

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Clarification & Update

Update. Josh Tolley has been going back and forth with me for last 15-20 mins on twitter related to questions about this.

Still no clear clue on why Ben Swann went mysteriously missing in action, however want to clarify some about Josh Tolley. Contrary to what I said above, Josh himself didn't go missing. This is what he says:

"I was there and did it, it was great. Ben Swann had to step away but the panel discussion went great for an hour before debate."

He posted these 2 videos of pre-debate panel discussion. I hadn't seen these before:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwAg5ENzyRg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dChWDKdqmzA

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What does Obama & Romney not

including third-party candidates to the debate have to do with "our anachronistic Constitution?" Thom Hartmann's remark.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

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Thom Hartmann is a deeply committed communist. In his book, Obama and Romney are not socialist enough.

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Someone on his Facebook post

Someone on his Facebook post said he took 3-4 days vacation and back to work tomorrow.

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Why did they advertise he'd be reporting

on the debate? If he took off a couple of days, maybe he went to the debate but...

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Somebody who was physically present at the debate reports that something dirty and funny business may be going on.

http://houstonfreethinkers.com/all-news/80-national-news/352...

Josh Tolley was also supposed to be reporting from this debate, having a panel discussion with Ben Swann etc. None of that happened. Both of Josh Tolley and Ben Swann reported absolutely nothing during and after the debate.

Ben Swann has posted latest on his Facebook page that he traveled to Chicago...

"Took a few days to travel to Chicago and check out the Alternative debate. thanks to Larry King and Christina Tobin for moderating and to Free and Equal Foundation for sponsoring the event. Equal voice is something all journalists should support"

but the fact that panel discussion didn't take place & 2 liberty media guys have been so quiet, after talking lot about this debate before seems very fishy.

Josh Tolley follows me on twitter. I sent him tweet asking for clarification on what the heck is going on, but am not holding my breath to get a fully transparent answer.

Lot of people are asking Ben Swann same thing on his Facebook page. Again, if there are weird things going on, I'm not expecting him to come out & give a transparent answer right away.

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Thanks for the info, Chiefe.

Keep us posted, please.

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Whoever wrote that blogpost has now updated it:

I spoke with Ben Swann through email and this was his response:

"I was not told that I would be fired if i participated. Those words were not used."

Seems like bunch of mis-communications and weirdness regarding this. I'll just stop tracking anything about this issue for now.

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"... Those words were not used."

"... Those words were not used."

Hmm... "those words ... NOT ..." ?

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

that definitely leaves the

that definitely leaves the impression that, while there wasn't a hardline drawn in the sand, e.g. "you do this and you are fired", there could definitely been some persuasion applied.

You don't

Need words when u can speak with a gun .

Very bad news....

That could be

Maybe he got footage there that he'll be airing over the next few days.

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Can't find any news about

Can't find any news about him- hope he's alright.

It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. – Mark Twain

bump

Bump for MIA on one of our own.

Anyone heard anything?

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